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Chapter 138

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  138.010.  Membership of county board of equalization — annual meetings. — 1.  Except as otherwise provided by law, in every county in this state there shall be a county board of equalization consisting of the commissioners of the county commission, the county assessor as a nonvoting member, the county surveyor, and the county clerk who shall be secretary of the board without a vote.  The county commissioners shall also appoint two additional members to the board who shall be citizens of the county, but not officers of the county and, for such additional members appointed after August 28, 2007, not related to any member of the county board of equalization within the third degree of consanguinity, who shall have some level of experience as determined by the county commission as a real estate broker, real estate appraiser, home builder, property developer, lending officer, or investor in real estate before such member's appointment to the board.  The assessor or a member of the assessor's staff shall be present at all board of equalization hearings, and shall have the right to present evidence pertaining to any assessment matter before the board.

  2.  Except as provided in subsection 3 of this section, this board shall meet at the office of the county clerk on the third Monday of July of each year.

  3.  Upon a finding by the board that it is necessary in order to fairly hear all cases arising from a general reassessment, the board may begin meeting after July first in any applicable year to timely consider any appeal or complaint resulting from an evaluation made during a general reassessment of all taxable real property and possessory interests in the county.


(RSMo 1939 § 11001, A.L. 1945 p. 1011, A.L. 1945 p. 1775, A.L. 1957 p. 789, A.L. 1965 p. 258, A.L. 1981 H.B. 114 & 146, A.L. 1983 S.B. 63, et al., A.L. 2002 H.B. 1580, A.L. 2007 H.B. 616, A.L. 2008 S.B. 711)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 9811; 1919 § 12820; 1909 § 11402


County auditor in second class counties a member of board of equalization, 55.161

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